Database Spotlight

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center is a full text database designed to provide students and schools with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.

You can browse this database by category or topic such as Abortion, Homelessness, Stem Cell Research, or Mortgage Crisis. Results can even be limited based on reading levels using the Lexile Framework. Students and researchers can also use the database’s research guide for help and information on topics such as choosing a topic, writing a thesis statement, or giving an oral presentation.

Parents and students: you can access this free electronic resource from within our library and also from home with a a user name and password. To obtain a user name and password to access this site call the library reference desk 425-8600 x2